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governments are talking on a cabinet level today for the first time. and then there's a russian defense official discussing ukraine with nato members in brussels as well. of course, there's only one man who can make or break any deal. that's vladimir putin. it's just unclear what he will do next. talking about sending international observers. will putin allow them to go into crimea? we just don't know. now that putin controls crimea, that may be the new status quo, to remind everyone that ukraine's future depends on him. betty, back to you. >> a lot of variables here. jim, thank you. >>> back at home, there is a new political fight to tell you about. president obama's $3.9 trillion budget is now on capitol hill. the highlight is a massive expansion of the earned income tax credit. the 13.5 million more workers would be eligible for $60 billion in credits. also included is billions for roads and rails. it's spending, the white house says, will bolster the economy. but republicans say the president's budget is dead on arrival, complaining that it runs up the long-term national debt. >>> a
unity force control on the ground. the ukrainian defense chief, according to afp, has said that russia has sent at least 6000 troops to crimea. that is the headline coming out of the af he this morning. about 41 minutes ago. there is a picture of some of the unidentified armed men in front of the crimean parliament. let's go to mark, waiting in massachusetts on our line for independence. -- line for independents. caller: i think russia definitely has a right to protect their interests. they have bases down there. i know the ukrainian government is set up. is there any real military force ? if some he wants to come in and -- do harmia people in the upheaval. it, maybes down to crimea will secede and become their own country. russia today reporting in an interview with the russian dispense -- defense minister that russia has 150,000 troops and 90 aircraft, 800 80 tanks and 1200 pieces of military hardware involved in drills on the ukrainian border right now. that doesn't concern you? host: i didn't know that they had that much stockpile. the do have their whole fleet. strength already hu
at where the money goes. billion for defense spending. that is what congress have control over's. nondefense, $563 billion. point $9nding is three trillion. 800 $96 billion for social security. 526care eats up about billion dollars. medicaid, 330 6 billion dollars. other mandatory spending comes in at $691 billion. interest on the debt, $252 billion. where the money is race, taxes.ual income 237 billion. other taxes comes to $363 billion. proposal reduces the deficit $564 billion. gail, republican color. -- caller. caller: it is driving the country over the cliff. died over 60 years ago and my mother taught me how to live within my means. this president does not know how to do that. you cannot spend what you do not have. he wants to give money to the -- gals and the you are looking to hurt anyone that does have a little bit. host: tax the rich. that is obama's main theme. where is the job creation atmosphere? budget.it is a good it is what we voted for by reelecting barack obama a second time. budget and it has 651 billion dollars in new revenue from the rich via changes to the
this budget request, one fact was front and center. nation's % of the budget, america's defense has never been more vital to our economic prosperity or global leadership. whether in the mideast, ukraine, europe or our own hemisphere, diplomacy is needed now more than ever. investments in diplomacy and development are returned to us in security and jobs. this budget funds the work that is required to sustain long-term investment while regular recognizing the fiscal constraints we face as a nation. details are online, i'll just hit a few highlights here. the overall request is $46.2 billion. the base budget of $40.3 billion is consistent with the f.y. 2014 level this will enable us to carry out our global, dip lo -- ur global diplomatic and other missions, honor our commitments o allies and partners, keep up wur opiece keap -- peacekeeping activities and respond to crises such as the typhoon in the fill peeps. it funds key programs in iraq and afghanistan and helps sustain hard-fought gains in afghanistan. the budget also enables us to respond to the ongoing humanitarian and refugee crisis
by someone standing over him. >> defense lawyers have been planted throughout the trial that she might have accidentally shot herself. the final witness scheduled to testify for the prosecution. >> woman spent 11 years as a fugitive and is being held without bond. a court hearing is scheduled on friday for the 45 year-old. she was arrested by police investigating a traffic accident. she is a former employee of the medical center in aurora. she is charged in a fraud and forgery case. she is accused of cash in more than $10,000 worth of checks made out to former hospital employees and job back quickensapplicants. reported >> no major disruptions in its schools as the illinois standard achievement test underway. a multi day exam required. some teachers and parents say the testing is a waste of classroom time. the current version of the test will be phased out. officials had threatened to force boycotting teachers from the school buildings. they were allowed to stay and teach students who did not take the test. at least 1500 students from 80 schools reportedly opted not to take the test. re
wisdom in the defense bar is, don't even think about resisting a government overtour for a plea in a corporate context, and now the government is just going with what are called dps, not even resolving cases criminally because that's too difficult, so the department of justice reaches a civil resolution. >> thank you. justice for the committee, i just think that something that we should think, especially on our side of the aisle -- as conservatives we should be very concerned about the state having so much power that criminal defense phones are afraid to go to trial because they know that actually they take more risk going to trial than defending liberty and property and the things that the government should not easily take away from defendants. thank you very much. i yield back my time. >> i'm told we'll be voting between 10:20 and 10:30. excuse me. gentleman from georgia, mr. johnson. >> thank you. it's not so much the sheer volume of criminal laws on the books and how they are apportioned among the various titles of the u.s. code. it's really a matter of what is the impact ov
earlier talking about revisiting putting u.s. missile defense in the czech republic. remember russia's response to that when we went through that a couple of years ago. that to this point is something we've not heard the administration is considering. >> and you're on the ground in kiev. what's the scene like there? how are people responding to what's going on in crimea? >> reporter: the government here is definitely very concerned, anderson. they see this as an invasion by the russians as a part of annex crimea as part of russia. they're looking at a diplomatic effort now. no doubt the ukrainance could not go blow to blow with the russians. they don't have the fire power that the russians do. so they're looking abroad. and that look goes towards the united nations. they're asking the u.n. security council to get involved. it's unclear what role they would play as russia as you know has veto power in the security council. and moscow has been concerned over the ethnic russians in the crimea. one thing the ukrainen government has asked to send monitors into the crimea to show ethnic ru
's screams, four gunshots, and then a man yelling for help. the defense questioned her on the possibility of gunshots before she woke up and whether her recollection was accurate. pistorius says he shot and killed his girlfriend because he thought she was an intruder, in his bathroom. but prosecutors say this was a pre-meditated murder. c-p-s parents are finding themselves caught in the middle of the battle between teachers and administrators over standardized tests. nancy loo is *live with more information. >> good morning. the teachers' union has set a protest here at the school later this morning ahead of the testing. teachers at the school were among those to organize the boycott. all have supposedly said they will not administer these tests. but they are required by law to do so. it's just not clear how many students will actually take the test. >> the illinois standard achievement test is eight days long and some schools began the process yesterday. most elementary students across the state are expected to begin the testing this morning. it's not clear what will happen at the schoo
by congress. you have seen an increase in spending and asking for fresh spending on defense issues in spending.n of fresh if you look at our stores on nutrition, health for low income families, housing -- those types of things. the budget is a way to reach forward with continued funding. the new stories, the earned credit, the child tax credit, that is news coming out of the budget. host: any thoughts on the differences between cuts and reforms, what she brought up earlier? guest: that is a great point because cuts, are, of course, cuts. what republicans are trying to is not the cast as the party of coldhearted budget-cutting. ryan struggled with this is a issueskesman on poverty for the last several years. republicans are trying to talk about poverty reform. and ryan talks about the importance of job training and work for these programs. reform case for broader -- is that breaking through for republicans? it is difficult to say. i do not think so, yeah a lot of ways. there,hen you are out you hear questions like hers, is this just budget cuts. parties are both trying for reform. is purelyent'
defense official is discussing ukraine with nato members in brusse brussels, as well. so, kristen, what's emerging, it seems in this -- from the swirl of diplomacy is a couple of end games. the russian plan and the western plan, if you will. washington and berlin pushing hard now for something that would include international observers to replace the russian or pro-russian forces in crimea, direct talks between russia and kiev, and new elections in may. now, reduction erussians want t return of viktor yanukovych to head a national unity government and new elections in december, so there's a gulf between the two sides, but at least the two sides are talking again. kristen if, that doesn't work, don't expect to see russian forces pulling back from crimea anytime soon. back to you. >> all right. jim maceda, thank you for that reporting from moscow. we appreciate it. >>> joining me now, california republican ed royce, chairman of the house foreign affairs committee, holding a hearing on ukraine tomorrow. thank you so much for joining me this morning, congressman. appreciate it. >> thank you
influence the jury. that's coming up and whether or not the defense will be popular. actor seth rogan rips lawmaker who is either left or didn't bother to show up for his testimony as he was talking about his mother-in-law suffering alzheimer's disease. does he have a point? we will get into that. also people bracing for mudslides in the west and brand-new video of this rescue. we will play it for you ins it entirety. stay here. [ male announcer ] did you know that if you wear a partial, you're almost twice as likely to lose your supporting teeth? try poligrip for partials. poligrip helps minimize stress which may damage supporting teeth by stabilizing your partial. care for your partial. help protect your natural teeth. plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. with 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day men's 50+. [poof!] [beep] [clicks mouse] nice office. how you doing? good. automatic discounts the moment you sign up. starts with freshly-made pasta, and 100% real cheddar cheese. but what
." the press secretary to the defense security. democratic line. mark inmove on to michigan. serious things to talk about. independent line. caller: good morning. good morning america. you know what is going on in ukraine? chris explains it very well. there is a mass extinction underway. the wealthiest of our societies around the world have taken over government, they have taken over military, and in order to slow down this, they are eradicating poverty. host: thank you for the call. some photographs yesterday -- this is from crimea. some of those russian flags appearing. crimea accounts for 10% of the total land mass of ukraine. a country over 40 million people. mitch joins us from tennessee. good morning. caller: hello? host: you are on their. -- the air. caller: putin is afraid of what is happening in crimea and what will happen in his country. there is going to be a civil war there. he does not want this to happen in his country, because then he will be live on tv, killing protesters. it will be a big mess. that is already what is happening in crimea. he is just afraid that if they do n
in this country, barry goldwater from my state said this, that extremism in defense of liberty is no vice, and -- [applause] and he said that moderation and defense -- excuse me, pursuit of justice to no virtue. i want to stand here before you all today, and i want to acknowledge something. if balancing the budget, again is extreme, i'm guilty as charged. i'm extreme. if sending obamacare to another world is extreme, then i'm extreme. [applause] it's finding justice for brian terry, a brave patriot killed on the border during fast and furious is extreme, then i'm extreme. [applause] if fighting justice from ambassador stevens who was murdered in benghazi is extreme, then i'm extreme. [applause] [applause] i'll tell you something, the old phrase "when the going gets tough, the tough get going," i'll stand shoulder to shoulder with you patriots any day of the week and fight side by side with you until we get the country back and our freedom back. thank you. [applause] eighteen years ago when i was in congress, i was the father of four children, and now i'm a grandfather of six children, and
launched the virginia self-defense law firm, focused on defending self to map -- defending self-defense rights. randy is: from tennessee. go ahead. i am calling from kentucky, sir. host: ok. where are you? caller: eastern kentucky. host: go ahead. what do you think about the let's move campaign? caller: ok. i think a lot of the obesity comes from what is put in our food. processed to grow, the meets, the steroids, what people put in their gardening stuff to get it to grow has to affect human body, as well as the defects the animals. -- affects the animals. host: do you avoid processed foods? caller: there is nothing out there to avoid. host: thank you sir. start them young with a healthy diet. today is friday. every week and beginning at 8:00 a.m. on c-span two, book tv and american history tv, respectively. 48 hours of books and 40th hours of history on 2 and 3. this week, we are featuring a visit to salem, oregon. you can watch that this weekend on book tv and on american history tv. next up is sharon in illinois. caller: hello. i am all for the program. let's move. i have something t
the defense ministers, saying president clinton ordered the test at 2:00 p.m. moscow time today. the report did not mention ukraine, one of russia's western neighbors, where months of protest have forced a pro-russia president to go into hiding. the president was not able to confirm the order and the defense ministry not available for comment. louisiana government bobby jindal is defending his harsh criticism of president obama saying, in america, we do not have a king. the republican was criticized by a democratic governor, molloy, on monday. after they emerged from others from a meeting with the president said the president seems to be waving the white flag of surrender on the economy. governor jindal in remarks earlier today says the white house in his words belongs to the people. he had a duty to speak his mind. is not at thea white house today. he is on the road traveling. minnesota focusing on the roads and railways. this fund is forecast to go broke as early as august enemies $100 billion over the next six years just to maintain current spending levels. c-span is covering the event y
key for the u.s., allies on the western border, allies we have defense agreements with. and really the front of an east-west pull, not a cold war necessarily but cold war-like. >> let's role play. i'm russia. you guys let's just game out how this goes forward. the state of play is i went in. they want me there. this is my place. i have military there. you butt out. these days are over of me not being able to expand, they want me, there i'm there. they are unstable, not me. talking about the ukraine. what's the best response from west? >> first of all the united states has to get on the same page with the european allies and that's the challenge because those european allies have depended on that russian gas. russia has more leverage or them than we do, especially germany. when the u.s. went out and said maybe we'll kick russia out of the g-8 the germans said no, we're not on that. obama's first challenge is unify the european allies, take leadership over that and figure out what they can do. if russia can divide with american allies we can't exercise much loench. >> strong point es
the cold war. we do not need the star wars defense shield. isolateto economically russia and show them that the $60 billion that he spent for the olympics is almost equal to for the 36pense olympics. this off of twitter -- deeply concerned that russia will expand its military intervention in ukraine. sts"a needs to impose "co now. here's bethany, columbia, maryland. independent line. that the media is and they vilify the russian president and there is still those cold war mentality that the russians are always wrong and they are always bad and they are some sort of monsters. go towesterners the rescue. that is not always true. host: what you think the proper response should be? they should let the russians and ukrainians figure out what is best for them. there is truth about the outer-nationalists. they are not good for the ukraine. -- majority of ukrainians they voted for the president. the president was elected. he won the majority. from the very beginning they hated him and they wanted to depose him. westhey think of the automatically takes up their side. conflictsilitary happen, do
>> eric holder talks on defense right and the defense marriage act and the decision not to defend it in court. and he talked about restoring civil right and the vote to ex-felons. this is 20 minutes. >> our next guest is a special guest and we appreciate having him here as we always do. i commend general holder for his willingness to speak to us candidly and openly every year. the fact that our parting gift is going to be a baseball cap speaks to how many times you have been here because all of the gifts we give out have already been given to you. we will give you something you might be able to use. but we have all familiar with general holder. he was sworn in as the 82 attorney general on february 3rd 2009. he was named to be the deputy attorney general in 1997 and served as the united states attorney for the district of columbia. he was nominated to be an associate judge for the district of columbia. he was a litigation partner at covington in washington. it is a pleasure to have you to here address us. general? [ applause ] &%c1 >> good morning. thank you, attorney general j.b.
into defense alliances that require them to have control over their sovereignty or territorial integrity. host: butler, pennsylvania, republican line, good morning. caller: i want to go back farther in the history. we speak about crimea. the fact is that stalin was removing the tartars which were the majority of the population in the crimea at that time and sending them to siberia. many of those people never got a chance to come back. some did return after stalin died. that is one part that should be taken into consideration. since vladimir putin sent 800 tanks -- it sounds like a lot more serious than the conversations going on. guest: that's a good point. that is a fairly accurate reading of some of the crimean history. the take away here is that there is not a lot love lost between the crimean's and the kremlin. it's not as if ukrainians in crimea want to be part of russia. that seems not to be the case. they also don't want to be part of the ukraine that is run by the new kiev government. they are seeking some degree of autonomy inside the ukrainian system. yes, russia has committed a lot
gun indictments from previous incidents. pistorius' defense team said that last year's shooting was an accident. >> the fatal gunshot wounds to reeva, this occurrence was indeed an accident and i mistakenly believed that an intrude are or intruders had entered my home and posed an imminent threat to reeva and me. >> nick, what's the latest? >> reporter: kyra, if you wanted to get a sense of how this is all going to play out over the next few weeks, this afternoon would have told you everything. pistorius' defense lawyer, barry rue ripping into the witness there, michelle burger, questioning her time and again, how many shots, how did you hear them? what did you hear the screaming? what did your husband hear? your husband heard something different? he accused her of, you are adapting, you are speculating, you are closing the gap, all but telling her she is getting wrong, trying to inject an element of doubt in her testimony. she started off as a nervous witness. she started off speaking her native african. she finished the afternoon speaking in english standing up to that severe
behavior while the defense attorneys suggest this was corporal punishment and appropriate discipline. in the end the judge found probable cause to move the case to circuit court. the attorney james mccord who is representing more than a dozen parents offers this statement. "the wheels of justice are firmly in motion." in manassas surae chinn, wusa9. >> those caretakers could face additional charges involving more children. that grand jury meets april 7th. >>> nasa is revealing details about a dangerous spacesuit leak that nearly drowned an astronaut. luca farmatana was on a spacewalk when water began to leak into his helmet. the italian astronaut said he couldn't see, hear or speak and it was like wearing a fish bowl on his head. an american astronaut finally guided him back into the international space station. >> you could see some of the water floating away that had built up inside luca's helmet, helmet off and luca safely back inside. >> nasa investigators released a report today citing another leaking issue with the same spacesuit a week earlier. they say the details rrounding t
. we get called extremist. conservative politics, harry goldwater, said that extremism in defense of liberty is no bias. moderation in defense, and the pursuit of justice is no virtue. i want technology something. cknowledge something. balancing the budget is extreme, then i am extremely. to anotherobamacare world is extreme, then i am extremely. [applause] is extreme,justice then i am extreme. if finding justice for ambassador stephen, who was murdered in benghazi is extreme, then i am extreme. [applause] and i will tell you something. the old phrase, when the going get tough, the tough get going. i will stand shoulder to shoulder with you people any day of the week. i will fight side-by-side with you until we take our country back, and get our freedom back. thank you. 18 years ago, when i first came to congress, i was the young father of four children. of sixm a grandfather grandchildren. i look into a little eyes and faces, and it makes me want to weep. what kind of a country and legacy are we going to lead them? i spoke to a group of high school students last week and i said,
these self-defense forces. who are they kidding? russian soldiers with no unit identification does not qualify them as self-defense forces. if the world stands by and let's this happen it will be like chamberlain in the sudan land, russia continues to gobble up sovereign state. i want to applaud the ukrainian commander who was the only calm when he e peninsula, marched his soldiers to the airbase to continue the job that they do in securing and fixing the facilities. it was a tough standoff, but the colonel was astonished by the change of events in that the -- in that he's had such a great working relationship with the russian military over the years, and obviously this relationship no longer resides in the relationship between ukraine and russia. on september 4-5 of this year the next nato summit will be held in south wales. i call on what they should have done in the last summit. nato must offer membership action plan to those aspirational countries those that are moving toward democracy, freedom and rule of law. they need to grant membership action plans to ukraine, georgia and
on how much pressure should be put on russia. >> you could say it is time to put that missile defense shield back in the czech republic. >> too late. >> initial negotiations to make ukraine part of nato as well as other surrounding nations that want to be part of nato and russia saying you're getting too close to our borders, let's be honest. and the president of the united states would have to admit that. even secretary of state john kerry acquiesced to this notion. the mind set of set and reset a relationship has failed. the mind-set of putin, somebody hei] thought he for every day they stay in the crimea, add to their suspension. do something. >> and flood ukraine with economic aid and start pulling them away from russian natural gas and let you start selling our natural gatt at a price in which they can deal with that helps that economy stand on its own. >> one of the problems is if europe were to try to extract some pain from mr. putin, all those pipelines run across the ukraine -- i think there are about 10 or 11 of them, all putin would have to do is turn off the seven that go
. the defense says that she is just going along with her husband statements. she claims that she is being totally honest. another neighbor also took the stand saying that she heard yelling for one hour. he admits that he killed his girlfriend but insist that he mistakenly thought that he was shooting at a burglar. he has pled not guilty. >> the study suggests one out of five american soldiers suffer from some sort of mental disorder prior to enlisting in the army. researchers say many of them had bouts of depression or panic disorders or live with adhd. the researchers found people who enter the army intended to be more aggressive and get into more fights. one out of 12 even considered suicide. the army needs to do a better job of screening recruits. president obama has unveiled a new four trillion dollar budget. >> president says tax changes would benefit working poor had students and those saving for retirement. >> it is even less likely now sense is a midterm election year. >> have there still time. pain at the pump. gas prices continue to rise. we're making a mardi gras favre.klienlvi
a lawsuit over what posted on if his book page. and the bulls' defense on the golden state offense. 20 days ago he hn oakland. last night all over him scoring just five points from the floor and the bulls win with ease. the top will be in the second quarter after the warriors' turn over the bulls are on the fast break and butler ticket all the way. back in action after missing a few games. besides shuddering curry he had some offense. the scoop shot and the fall. bulls are up by 11. then boozer stepped up. bulls are up by 20. he scores 15. it was left up to him to put the file in. he scores it is 21 and a cool them off the first time this year that scored 100 points in back-to-back games. blackhawks almost completely reunited. only two players miss practice. patrick kane and patrick sharp were back. all i have to do is shake off their jet lag and get ready for the rangers tonight. >> i think it will help more than anything plan some big games i think i improved as an individual after all the playoff games but when you play those big games on the stage, you tend to improve. >> the way we cam
the prosecution's case seemed to stumble. there were allegations of police mismanaging evidence and the defense will delve into oscar's fear of crime that propelled him to shoot at what he said he thought was an intruder who broke into his house in the middle of the night. as an olympian,sc pistorius made south africa proud on the world stage. tomorrow his life and his actions will take center stage in a courtroom here. that, too, will be watched just as closely by his countrymen and many around the world. lester, the trial gets under way tomorrow with opening statements by the prosecution, and in a first for this country, a south african judge has allowed cameras in the courtroom. it's going to be televised. a lot of people will be watching it. the trial is expected to last from three to five weeks and a verdict possibly weeks after that. you can imagine it is going to grip the nation and a lot of media attention from around the world. >> thanks. we're going to switch gears and talked about the red carpet. for many people, the only question that matters is who are you wearing? we take a closer
byrd bennett as an idle threat and union leaders are preparing a defense. >>the new leadership of ukraine is accusing russia of declaring war. an estimated six thousand russian troops effectively seized control of ukraine's crimean peninsula over the weekend. crimea is on the black sea, a major shipping lane for russian crude oil. the russians have surrounded three ukrainian military bases, and demanded that the soldiers inside surrender. russia's actions have sparked official condemnation from around the world, and protests among ukrainian americans. >> there will the cost to the economy of russia and to russian businesses and to russian individuals. ultimately i think russia will isolate itself on a global stage that had just spent $60 billion for the olympics to try to present a different face. >> the g-8 summit, scheduled in russia this summer, has been suspended in protest. chicago's local ukrainian community is calling on the united nations to take action against russia, before an armed senator durbin told a gathering of local ukrainians, a military response isn't current
of conservative politics, harry goldwater, said that extremism in defense of liberty is no bias. he said that moderation in defense, and the pursuit of justice is no virtue. i want to acknowledge something. balancing the budget is extreme, then i am extremely. if sending obamacare to another world is extreme, then i am extremely. [applause] it fighting justice is extreme, then i am extreme. if finding justice for ambassador stephen, who was murdered in benghazi is extreme, then i am extreme. [applause] and i will tell you something. the old phrase, when the going get tough, the tough get going. i will stand shoulder to shoulder with you people any day of the week. i will fight side-by-side with you until we take our country back, and get our freedom back. thank you. 18 years ago, when i first came to congress, i was the young father of four children. now i am a grandfather of six grandchildren. i look into a little eyes and faces, and it makes me want to weep. what kind of a country and legacy are we going to lead them? i spoke to a group of high school students last week and i said, wha
watch it in glimmering lake? yep. here, too. what about the dark castle? you call that defense?! come on! [ female announcer ] watch live tv anywhere. the x1 entertainment operating system, only from xfinity. >>> go around the world now starting in turkey where opponents of the prime minister are staging mass demonstrations. we have more. >> reporter: we just saw riot police moving towards the location where people are gathering. this round of demonstrations parked after wiretaps were leaked. the discussions centering around how to move and hide vast amounts of money. the prime minister saying that these tapes were immorally educated together. turkey a key nato ally once again finds itself in political turmoil. >> and to india now where officials are on the hunt for a leopard that has evaded capture even after being cornered inside a hospital. >> reporter: up and dopandemoni busy city just 40 miles north of new delhi. a leopard wandered through the hospital and remained there for ten hours. they fired tranquilizing darts, but still it managed to jump out of a concrete scene. schools and
about the dark castle? you call that defense?! come on! [ female announcer ] watch live tv anywhere. the x1 entertainment operating system, only from xfinity. of gunmen have seize add parliament building in the southern part of ukraine. people are being toll -- told to stay away. russia is sending in thousands on f troops for military drills. >>> back here at home, arizona's governor vetoing a bill that would have allowed businesses to refuse to serve gays. it touched off a national fire storm. she says she shot down the measure because it was too broadly worded and she feared negative and unintended consequences. >>> former nfl star aaron hernandez has now been reportedly isolated inside a massachusetts jail following an altercation with an inmate. he will have to spend at least 23 hours a day inside his cell. hernandez is facing murder charges. >>> here's a phone you could have. the james bond smart phone. it encrypts all call. if someone tries to open the casing, it deletes all data. boeing says it can be configured to connect with satellites. they're keeping it extremely hush hu
is the secretary of state, john kerry has been doing so. so, too, has chuck hagel, the secretary of defense. all making very loud and clear and public statements that they are watching. that they are concerned and that they want this to all be resolved peacely. russia is bound by treaty that it signed with other nations when ukraine first became independent after the fall of the soviet union. voluntarily gave up its nuclear arsenal. russia is bound by treaty, not to intervene in ukraine. so that is the legal basis that people are hoping will be respected. >> christiane amanpour, appreciate your insight this morning. thanks so much. >>> also new this morning, tensions are rising along the korean peninsula. south korea says its communist neighbor to the north, north korea, has fired four short-range missiles into the east sea. north korea has been protesting joint military drills that are now being conducted by the united states and south korea. >>> a routine flight from los angeles to oakland ended with a quick evacuation in almost complete darkness for passengers and crew aboard a delta sky west
to be active participation on both sides of an issue, of a person charged with a crime. on defense or litigation over a law itself. so chairman goodlatte from here in virginia had -- just across the river in virginia had called a hearing in judiciary this week. we had another about the constitutionality or lack thereof of actions by this administration, and it's very alarming, professor johnson totally with whom i disagreed on any policy issues, has a wonderful grasp of the constitution, and he recognizes the dangers when administration decides to pick and choose which laws will be enforced and goes further and issues executive orders not like prior administrations that simply explain on most occasions or illuminate some law as to how they think it's to be interpreted, but to actually make law in executive orders. that's just unconscionable for somebody that took an oath to defend the constitution. . so i can't recall times aye agreed with the "l.a. times" before, but they had an editorial that indicates even the "l.a. times" understands the danger of what's going on right now in t
for immunity before they testify have something to hide. >> actually former criminal defense lawyer i always told my clients no matter what no matter guilty or innocent you better take the fifth. there is supposedly a -- attorney general holder is there a criminal investigation open. >> holder going to take a look at this? >> i don't know what's taking him so long. this was last may. >> i know exactly what's taking holder so long because he doesn't want to look at anything. this is wrong to the american public. have you got to get to the bottom of this. any time government, i don't care who is in administration at the time. you cannot use government to stifle people's ohio state voices. you cannot use government to pick friends and enemies in the process. that's why we created this government for freedom and liberty and they are doing everything opposed to that. >> what do you make about the fox news all the time. >> they always say your enemies really tell whether you fight or not. and this is proud, i would use it as a badge of honor. >> congressman, thank you. always nice to see you, sir.
's border. about 150,000 troops are taking part. defense secretary chuck hagel has warned russia the u.s. is keeping a sharp eye on the moves. the concern is that president putin could be planning some sort of a power grab. chief national security correspondent jim sciutto joins us. despite these exercises, troops mobilizing on the border, the obama administration seems confident russia will not be moving troops into ukraine? >> reporter: that's the pentagon's assessment they're not going to act. what's changed in the last 24 hours, because the russians have moved these troops, mobilized these war planes, put them on alert as well, if president putin decided he did want to go in they could poomove so quick u.s. would not have a chance to react to it. that's increased the level of nervousness among administration officials. what would the u.s. do in reaction? we're talking really about only diplomatic means, protests, et cetera. because the supreme nato commander and american general breedlove says europe is not planning certainly any military reaction if the russians were to go in. >>
and her family as we hear from abc's mara schiavocampo. >> reporter: testifying in her own defense in her drug driving trial, normally private, kerry kennedy, opened up about her very public family. in in answering the defense's initial questions, the 54-year-old described her upbringing. affectionately referring to her father, the late robert f. kennedy, as, quote, daddy. also talking about her farther's assassination, saying, quote, i have ten brothers and sisters. my mother raised us because my father died when i was 8. he was killed when he was running for president. kennedy's 85-year-old mother ethel, who rarely makes public appearances, her sister and three daughters were also in court. now the third day of trial is over, now a single misdemeanor count of driving while impaired, kennedy says in july of 2012 she accidentally took a prescription sleep pill with her breakfast instead of thyroid medication then got behind the wheel. kennedy, pleading not guilty. 24 testified she felt disoriented and frightened and i was struggling to figure out what had happened to me. on cross-examinat
that the defense department is taking concrete steps to reassure our nato allies, steps like expanding our aviation detachment in poland and our contributions to nato's baltic air policing mission. this is on top of other steps that the united states has already taken, steps like suspending our bilateral discussions with russia on trade and investment, suspending u.s./russia military engagement, and suspending preparations for the g-8 summit in sochi. now, as i said yesterday inรง kv and as president obama has said as well and as i said to foreign minister lavrov today, russia made a choice, and we have clearly stated that we believe it is the wrong choice, that is the choice to move troops into crimea. russia can now choose to de-escalate this situation, and we are committed to working with russia, and together with our friends and allies in an effort to provide a way for this entire situation to find the road to deescalati deescalation, the united states is ready to work with all parties to make that happen and to make it happen as soon as possible. we renew our call for russia to speak directly
in the fed section three of the defense of marriage act. this decision was not taken lightly. our actions were motivated by the strong belief that all measures that distinguish among people based upon their sexual orientation must be subjected to a heightened standard of scrutiny and therefore that this measure was unconstitutional discrimination. last summer the supreme court issued a decision in the united states forces windsor striking down the federal government ban on recognizing gay and lesbian couples who are legally married off. this marked a step forward and a resounding victory for equal treatment and equal protection under love. recently and partly in response to the decision a number of state attorneys general familiar command oregon every similar determinations after applying heightened scrutiny to laws in their states know when must never extend from policy or political disagreement standing only on from constitutional ground, but i believe we must be suspicious of legal classifications based solely on sexual orientation and we must endeavor in all of our efforts of topol so
. between the department of defense and the va and i know we're in the process of tearing that down. we're one family. when you take that oath and say i'm going to serve this country, it should go right on through. there shouldn't be this wall and this divide between the opportunities that exist to take care of our troops. electronic medical records that he spoke about, to me that is a shame and delays care, makes it more difficult to have a smooth flow of care. i do see positive things. i was at base luis mccord last year and seen start upprograms where they are focusing on transition at the time of ets. and it makes sense to me if you are disabled, getting a medical separation that your level of disability can be determined at that time and carry over into the va. instead of having to go through these processes and having redone the services. there's other things i see starting to take place and that's guiding as they are leaving the military into being able to use the skills they learned in the military and translate them into civilian work and helping them get there and guidance on
to remind you that the father of conservative politics in this country said this, extremism and defense of liberty is no vice. [applause] .. k-kilo on the border during fast and furious. [applause] finding justice for ambassador stevens who was murdered in benghazi. [applause] the phrase when the going gets tough the tough get going i would stand shoulder to shoulder with you patriots any day of the week and to fight side-by-side until we take our country back and get our freedom back. thank you. [applause] 18 years ago when i first came to congress as the father of four children. now i'm a grandfather of six grandchildren and a look into their eyes and faces and it makes me want to weep. what kind of country or legacy are we going to leave them. what we are doing today is spending the way your future is so immoral it's like your parents getting an all expense trip around the world at the finest hotel in first-class airlines and then putting it on a credit card morning. we need to get it and fight for our country. [applause] that makes the establishment folks cringe a little bit and it
defense against fraud that will beneficiary can do. in new york there was a case where a beneficiary saw they noted that the services that were being built they did not receive them. they started the case. the case was a $10 million case. so when you look at the ms in their critical pieces of affirmation that i personally got an msn, not from medicare. but there was some indication that i was having a procedure that was only give for woman. i looked at that and was able to call that in and then resolve that. so that is one of the best tools just one beneficiary looks at that. result in $10 million. >> about the not being held out. >> i can. they had no totals. we actually went to each back and asked each one to tell us how many they had that or not getting to where they needed to be. this is important because without knowing that this had already been pointed out to cms two times previously. >> the chair thanks the gentleman. >> the first question is for the panel. the irs does an estimate of how much money they should be collecting compares this gives them a sense of how many people and
, including defense exports. we had a very good progress with the order which will secure and shape our jobs in his constituency. and, frankly, i was criticized by the party opposite for taking defense contractors on trade missions overseas. they don't think it's appropriate i think it is appropriate. i think we should be standing up for defense industry and defensive jobs. >> will the prime minister ended speculation over the future of the hunting act by confirming that he doesn't intend to use a statutory to repay or remember the act live removing the limits on the number of dogs that can be used? >> well, this will quite probably be a matter for the house of commons, as he will know what has happened is a group of welsh and other members of parliament have looked at a particular problem of pest control in upland areas of whales and other parts of the country. they are making a proposal. the proposal will be properly examined by the department and and and the house of commons will be able to decide. >> thank you, mr. speaker. further to my honorable friend's question and during national ap
her defense. a toxicology expert testified that kennedy may not have realized she was impaired which is what she has insisted all along. >> now a disturbing story about people accused of profiting off the 9/11 attacks. law enforcement officials say some of new york city's finest and bravest have not been honest. devin dwyer has more on a scam to pocket disability fund. >> one by one former police officers and firefighters arrive in cuffs. more than two dozen new arrests, part of a widening dragnet over a scam linked to 9/11. prosecutors say the defendants stole from the social security administration. some faking 9/11-related post traumatic stress to claim disability payments. >> these are dollars that are reserved for people who truly need it the most. >> in reality, some of the 130 accused have been living high on life. in court filings last month, prosecutors cited photos, videos and social media posting that show the defendants do not appear to be disabled. despite claiming they couldn't use a computer, could not drive, or could not shop. former police officer, glenn leiberman ar
, on trial for the shooting of his girlfriend. defense attorneys cross examined a witness who described hearing a woman scream and then heard gunshots. he said he shot his girlfriend by mistake, thinking that she was a burglar. we want to turn back to our coverage of the ukraine, the white house keeping close tabs on russia, trying to see what it will do with troops in ukraine. there's word sanctions could come soon for russia along with economic aid for ukraine. lisa stark is in washington, what are we hearing from the white house? >> the white house just announced it is working with congress to provide $1 billion, a billion dollars in loan guarantees to ukraine to help cover energy costs. it's part of a package of financial assistance that the u.s. and the international community are working to try to provide to that country to restore economic stability there. john kerry, the secretary of state has arrived in kiev, the capitol of ukraine for his series of meetings. >> president obama called his national security council together to discuss how to deal with the events unfolding in ukr
to hearing screams and gunshots. yesterday, his wife testified to hearing the same thing. defense attorneys say the couple discussed what they were going to say in court and that their testimony is not credible. pistorius is accused of killing his girlfriend. he said she thought she was an intruder. >>> the u.s. navy's newest ship is paying tribute to the men and women who lost their lives on flight 3 on 9/11. it will be fully commissioned on saturday in philadelphia. it carries a sign that says let's roll. that phrase was used by the brave passengers as they stormed the cockpit to stop the hijackers who had taken over flight 93. that plane did crash into a field in somerset county, pennsylvania which is how the navy ship was given its name now, one of the passengers on flight 93 was mark bingham from los gatos. a new documentary called the rugby player chronicles his life and career. it will be shown in san jose tomorrow and saturday. it's part of the film festival. that film festival runs for the sex two -- next two weeks. >>> a san jose world war ii vet has become an internet sensation.
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